Precision Machining

Why Precision Machining? 

  • 90 percent of EvCC precision machining graduates were hired within 30 days.
  • Finish the program in less than six months.
  • In 2013, companies had 400 advanced manufacturing job openings in Snohomish County.

Get Started Now

To get started now, contact Annette Floyd or Robyn Kibby at or 425-388-9570.

Attend an information session to learn more about the program. Information sessions are held twice a month on Tuesdays at EvCC's Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center (AMTEC) room 116.
Information session dates are: 
The Afternoon sessions meet on January 19, February 16, and March 15 from 3-4 p.m.
The Evening sessions meet on January 5, February 2, and March 1 from 6-7 p.m.

Are You a Veteran?

You can use your GI Bill funding for this program. Contact EvCC's Veterans Resource Center at 425-388-9277 to find out about more about funding for college classes.

Program Information

Everett Community College offers a certificate and a two-year degree. Both are designed to prepare students for immediate employment in the manufacturing industry.

The principles of precision machining certificate is a two-quarter, 40-credit sequence of the technical core classes of the ATA degree. This certificate may be considered a stand-alone credential for people seeking to enter the precision machining field, or as part of a stackable set of certificates and degrees in the EvCC advanced manufacturing program leading to a degree in precision machining. 

Are you looking for a four-year degree? Continue your education in Everett through Central Washington University’s Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM)  program. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program may work in companies of different sizes, from a four-person shop to large aerospace companies. Employment of machinists is projected to grow 35 percent by 2022. Employers are expected to continue needing machinists who have a wide range of skills and are capable of performing modern production techniques and almost any task in a machine shop.

In 2013, employers hiring machinists included Esterline, Avtech Corp-360, Umbra Cuscinetti, Windspeed Technical Solutions, Airgas Inc. and Boeing.